Tue.Sep 13, 2022

The Power of Coaching: When Less is Really More?

EdTechTeacher

Guest Post by Jess Brittingham ( @ELA2TISJess ) and Jen Thomas ( @BlendedLibGirl ). Coaching can feel isolating, even outright lonely at times.

50+ Websites on Keyboarding

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are a wide variety of resources that teach keyboarding–from games to drills to everything in between: ABCYa–Keyboard challenge—grade level. Alphabet rain game. Alpha Quick –how quickly can a student type the alphabet? Barracuda game. Big Brown Bear. Bubbles game.

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10 Tips to Kindle Learning Using Positive Emotions

Middle Web

When Stephanie Farley coaxes her students into a good frame of mind – happy, relaxed, confident – they learn more, just as positivity research predicts. Join her as she shares 10 joy-inducing methods – including dogs – and suggests ways to reach across content.

Best Free Online Spinner Wheel Generators

Educators Technology

Sometimes those micro-decisions that you make in your class on a daily basis can eat up a lot of your teaching energy without you knowing it.

Intent Signal Data 101

Intent signal data helps B2B marketers engage with buyers sooner in the sales cycle. But there are many confusing terms used to describe intent data. Read this infographic to better understand three common areas of confusion.

STUDENT VOICE: Higher education can — and should — help nontraditional students like me

The Hechinger Report

I grew up knowing I wanted to graduate high school and pursue a college degree. I aspired to be a chemical engineer and had big dreams of curing cancer and AIDS. However, I was raised in a chaotic household that left me unprepared, both financially and emotionally, for managing college life.

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8 questions for educators as they use assessments to support student learning

eSchool News

For assessments to be used effectively in schools, it’s important for districts and schools to consider what assessments are intended for and how the data gained from the assessments will be applied to support student learning.

5 Tips for Optimizing K–12 Storage and Charging Carts

EdTech Magazine

Charging carts, lockers and storage cabinets allow teachers to charge multiple laptops and tablets effectively and simultaneously. These solutions also allow teachers to securely store such devices. Here’s how to optimize your carts.

All about the IT department: Proven strategies for success

eSchool News

In this week’s Innovations in Education , hosted by Kevin Hogan: 5 ways to make your IT department more efficient 3 critical considerations for the future of school cybersecurity training 4 ways to tackle IT workforce shortages.

Many Eyes Are on the Teachers Who Leave. What About the Ones Who Stay?

ED Surge

I’d be lying if I told you I didn’t check my work email during the summer sometimes. Before you get on me, it’s not every day. This summer, in the midst of driving across the country on a road trip, one of my accidental slips happened at a gas pump. Instantly, I regretted it.

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Increasing Equity and Access: A Canvas Case Study of Virtual Arkansas K-12

Virtual Arkansas, a fully online school, had a mission to provide high-quality courses in rural and urban areas throughout the state. How would they simplify content creation while enhancing learning? Discover 3 key insights to transform your classrooms.

Treering Announces New Philanthropic Partnership with Sandy Hook Promise

eSchool News

SAN MATEO, CA, — Treering is pleased to announce a new philanthropic partnership with national non-profit organization, Sandy Hook Promise.

Review: Okta Grants Access to Necessary Apps for Authorized Schools Anywhere

EdTech Magazine

There’s a common misconception that increased security must come at the expense of productivity. This can seem especially true in K–12 classrooms, where students can easily forget passwords for multiple applications, bringing learning to a halt and turning teachers into help desk technicians.

3 Month Update: Bonding with #aibo, @Sony’s #AIRobot Dog, & Documenting Her Development Over Time #robotics #sonyaibo #aibo #technology @SonyElectronics

techieMusings

I’m back with another update on life with aibo, Sony’s AI robot dog. Mia has learned a lot since my first video & post.

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Google Classroom Advanced Tips (Part 1) – SULS0172

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Classroom Advanced Tips (Part 1) – SULS0172 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, I’m sharing my favorite Google Classroom Advanced Tips. Let’s explore important Google Classroom updates, features, tips, and organizational strategies.

The Guide to Accessible Learning for Associations

Speaker: Dan Streeter, Vice President of Learning Strategy & Development at Blue Sky eLearn

In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll share real-world accessibility solutions and hidden tools in the applications you use every day such as Zoom, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Acrobat (PDF), Articulate Storyline 360, and Articulate Rise 360. This webinar will help you evaluate the accessibility of your current learning efforts and learn about the tools needed to ensure your eLearning is in alignment with the latest Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (proposed WCAG 2.2).

Understanding How Spatial-Temporal Math Works

MIND Research Institute

How students learn math has a lasting effect on their confidence and problem-solving abilities. Their perceptions of math—whether they find it scary and intimidating or fun and rewarding—can also have long-term impacts on their future career trajectory and economic stability.

How can educational institutions mitigate cybersecurity threats in Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Increasing digitization has changed the way educational institutions run today. There is a heightened focus on remote learning and online classes. While online learning brings many benefits to students and teachers alike, it also comes with higher cybersecurity threats.

A Tale of Two Teachers

Veative

Aenean ligula nunc, accumsan quam, lobortis fringilla, massa. Maecenas pellentesque dolor. The post A Tale of Two Teachers appeared first on Veative.

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What’s the point of NFT in education and why should teachers care?

Neo LMS

Most everyone has likely heard about NFTs but may not necessarily know what they are or how they can be used, especially in education. The creation and use of NFTs or (non-fungible tokens) are popular topics of emerging technologies.

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Unlock the Power of Formative Assessment

Learn how a thoughtful formative assessment approach can help teachers understand where students are in their learning, inform instruction, and in turn, positively impact student learning outcomes. Get the guide today!

Many Early Childhood Educators Will Have Debt Forgiven Under Biden’s Plan. But How Much Will It Help?

ED Surge

BriAnne Moline’s path through higher education is not unlike that of millions of other students in the U.S.

3 in 10 Education Companies Secured VC or Made Acquisitions Over the Last Year

Marketplace K-12

A new EdWeek Market Brief survey of education company officials finds that many venture capital deals in the market over the past year have been relatively small. The post 3 in 10 Education Companies Secured VC or Made Acquisitions Over the Last Year appeared first on Market Brief.

Apple’s “Far Out” Event Means Your OS Upgrades Are Close

Jamf on EdTech

Apple's "Far Out" event is in the books, iOS 16 is out and iPadOS 16 is on the way. Are you ready for upgrades season